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Reviewed May 14, 2012

The best preparty of the full moonparty was outside and organized by the hostel. We had so much fun, great people were staying there. Cold dorms which were kept clean all the time. Very helpfull staff. I definately will come back here my next full moon party trip and can recommend this to every one.

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled with friends
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2  Thank Ayke_Netherlands
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Reviewed April 8, 2012

Went here for the full moon party and stayed 5 days. Instantly met a bunch of awesome at the guesthouse. I was in a dorm with A/C which was great after the long nights out. The location was also excellent because you didn't hear the noise from the beach parties if you wanted to sleep. David the owner really cared about our safety and maybe us feel welcome at the guesthouse. Definitely recommend for the full moon beach.

  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled solo
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Thank Michael W
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Reviewed April 7, 2012

I stayed at the dancing elephant with my friend for the August full moon party last year but still remember how great this hostel was. We had booked it online a few days before arriving as had been warned about how full Haadrin gets around Full Moon.
It was probably the most expensive place we stayed throughout our travels around Thailand BUT it was still a managble price and well worth it considering the amazing time we had.
The owner David really looks out for everyone that stays here and the communal area downstairs meant that we really got to know everyone staying in our dorm.
The accomodation was very basic and crowded but we learnt to love it and we spent the next few weeks travelling around with the great people we had met at the dancing elephant!
Whilst we were staying there David's wife gave birth to an adorable son and I would love to go back and see how he is doing! Despite this David was still always around to answer our questions and help us out.
If you are looking for a fun, friendly place where you can feel safe whilst enjoying the Full Moon Party and don't mind not having 5 star accomodation then this is definetly the place for you!

  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled with friends
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Thank smile4sof
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Reviewed March 25, 2012

My stay at Dancing Elephant for the March Full Moon Party was nothing short of fantastic. David the owner is a treasure house of information about the island and really does care about keeping his guests safe and making sure they have a good time.

The hostel is perfectly located... minutes away from all the action yet far enough to get a good nights sleep. The dorms have 19 beds in them but don’t feel cramped at all. The downstairs common room is a great place to meet new people and pass the occasional rainy day lounging on bean bags watching a movie.

In short, it’s not the Ritz but if you're looking for a safe place to stay amidst the craziness of haad rin, meet loads new people and have the time of your life then stay here!!

  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled with friends
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Thank BinaiferB
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Reviewed October 6, 2011

Upon arriving in Dancing Elephant for my 5 day stay I was greeted with a warm welcome by its friendly owner, David. He told us about the surrounding area, the dangers and precautions to take to avoid any mishaps.

The rooms were dorms and we were lucky we met a nice friendly group, as the dorms are quite cramped!

The food was discounted for guests and delucious! You could chill on beanbags and watch a dvd if you pleased during the day and as David was apart of the tourist police I felt very safe.

Only thing to critique was the noise level , but that is expected in Haadrin around full moon... so bring ear plugs!

  • Stayed: September 2011
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